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Foundation/KS1 Teacher - Job Share

Offham Primary School, West Malling

  • Ref:KCC886-2187-93T
  • Posted:16/05/2019
  • Pay:MPS
  • Start Date:Sep 2019
  • App Close Date:24/05/2019 at 23:00
  • Interviews:5th June 2019


We are looking to recruit an outstanding, energetic and inspirational KS1 or EYFS teacher to join our very successful, caring and nurturing village school. Offham enjoys the benefits of several flexible existing job share roles and we are very willing to negotiate this post as a job share for the right candidate / candidates. To be considered for a job share at our school you must be an experienced teacher with a proven track record of good or better teaching. 

Are you an Early Years specialist with a fantastic grounding in early childhood development and child initiated learning who;

  • would love to develop outstanding practice in either our Year 1 or Reception class, supporting smooth transition between the Key Stages and embracing hands on, creative learning?
  • is highly motivated to give the best of themselves for the benefit of our children?
  • is flexible and a team player?
  • flourishes in an environment where we consider your development as important as that of the children?
  • would value working in an environment which encourages work life balance and understands the pressures and commitments involved in having a family 
  • has high expectations and a commitment to raising standards?
  • will create an indoor environment which is both inspiring and engaging?
  • has a commitment to the benefits of outdoor learning and is happy to teach in the outdoor environment whenever possible?

Then Offham might be the perfect school for you! Visits to the school are warmly welcomed. With our great reputation, we pride ourselves on providing the best possible education for our pupils. With an ever increasing abundance of outdoor learning opportunities we ensure all our children are inspired and have a thirst for learning using our extensive and exceptional grounds to enrich our curriculum.

Offham Primary School is at the heart of the community and whilst we celebrate our traditional values, we are also up to date with the modern world and embrace new technology.

At Offham, safeguarding our pupils and staff is central to our belief.  On arrival you will have full Safeguarding and E-Safety training and offers will be made subject to a DBS enhanced check, safeguarding disclosure, satisfactory references and health questionnaire.

Information about the school

Offham Primary is a highly successful rural school with 7 classes and is located approximately 3 miles from the town of West Malling. The school serves a supportive community of children and parents, who are enthusiastic about learning and leading their school. Our core values: Respect, Responsibility, Collaboration, Resilience and Compassion are at the heart of everything we do. We are have a keen interest in outdoor learning and future environmental sustainability.

We have an attractive school site and are well equipped in all aspects of the curriculum. There is a very supportive PTA and Governing Body. Innovative teaching and traditional values are combined to give children an excellent primary education. There is a driving ambition for continued improvement and we are always on an exciting journey to be the best we can be.

Job Contact Information

  • Name:Emily John
  • Address:Church Road, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5NX
  • Telephone: (01732) 842355
  • Email: office@offham.kent.sch.uk

Fax: (01732) 875133


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Our School and all its personnel are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children. This post is subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service.